Specimen Information

Mylopharyngodon piceus
Mylopharyngodon piceus
(Black Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1651393
GroupFishes
GenusMylopharyngodon
Speciespiceus
Common NameBlack Carp
StateIL
CountyMadison
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameJudys Branch-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010104
HUC12 NameMaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010401
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsBLCP080120-001. Male Not tested for ploidy.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierU.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size843 mm; 5.74 kg
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2020].

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